Do members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat perform Hajj?


Global media continues to cover the Hajj season in the Holy house of Ka‘bah, located in Mecca.

The weekly Al Hakam has already published a series of brief articles on this subject in its recent issue.

In the coming lines, we will discuss a widespread misconception by the opponents of the Jamaat that its members supposedly do not perform Hajj in Mecca and they do not give precedence to the journey of traveling to this most sacred place for Muslims.

It is reported that the Promised Messiahas used to receive guests and sometimes, he would simply uncover his forearms while talking to them. By doing so, in a very effective and subtle manner, he used to refute a false allegation leveled against him by his opponents, which was that his skin had been damaged due to leprosy or similar ailments.

Hajj & the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Hajj & the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The Promised Messiahas could have made a long speech like his rival camps, but instead of all that, he plainly made his point by only presenting the reality.

Following this method, here we present short accounts of Hajj performed by members of the Jamaat.

Hazrat Hakim Maulvi Nuruddinra had the blessed opportunity to travel to the holy land in Arabia as a student. There, he performed Hajj more than once.

Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmadra embarked on his Hajj journey from Qadian on 26 September 1912. He went along with his maternal grandfather, Hazrat Mir Nasir Nawabra and Syed Abdul Muhy Arabra. The details of this long journey spanning many months are so faith-inspiring and captivating that one remains engaged till they finish reading this lengthy account.

Hazrat Chaudhry Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khanra performed Hajj as the special guest of the Saudi Shah Faisal in 1967. Before this, in March 1958, Sir Zafarulla Khan Sahibra performed Umrah and, at the same time, visited the shrine of the Holy Prophet Muhammadsa in Medina, Saudi Arabia. During his visit, he met with the King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia, and stayed at the Royal Palace as a personal guest of the king. Later, in 1967, he performed Hajj, a religious duty that must be carried out at least once in a …read more at source.

2 replies

  1. Alhamdolillah, I was able to go to hajj three times, 1970 alone, 1975 with one wife and 2006 with another one.

    • PLUS a couple of Umras. One around 1978 or so, when my company had a charter cargo flight to Jedda and I could just pop into the cockpit and the second time in 2006 with the first wife (as I later on went with my second wife to Haj the same year).

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